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I made some things - and I won some things! (A treasure trove of banners and icons)

This special 10th anniversary round of seasonal_spuffy was the first time I'd actively participated with regular posts; teragramm made special banners for all participants and customized this one for me. THANK YOU!

If you haven't had a chance to catch my three posts for Round 19, find them in the master list under "artwork" along with all the fabulous stories and artwork this round.

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Thank you for the Best Crop Award at challenge 56 of slayerstillness and thank you tempertemper for the beautiful banner!

Teasers:
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Thank you to Challenge 57 voters for Most Creative Award (a category I don't score very often so I consider it quite the desirable prize indeed), and thank you starry_night for the Mod's Choice Award!  The Dara in Becoming / Buffy in Halloween icons were all inspired by shapinglight's entry for the 2015 iwry_marathon , "Third Wheel". The costume Ethan supplies Buffy has somewhat different effects than in canon, linking Buffy and Darla telepathically across the centuries. Banners for this round by yours truly; vintage dancer image, and floral "frame" in icon #6, from The Graphics Fairy.


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Fun fact: when I looked very closely at the screencap of Angel's sketch of a lady in "Halloween", the text next to her reads, as best as I can decipher, "Sarah Goodfriend."  I've often wondered if the drawing was a actually a portrait of one of his victims.
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My awards for Round 14 of btvsats20in20; thank you for everyone who voted for my work!  Congratuations to sweet_lyri and gabby227 for their wins; their awards banners as well as all the winning entries can be seen here and here respectively. Banners by yours truly. For the background images I used my personal photos of New England skyscapes in a nod to this round's "In the Clouds" theme.

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This is the third time I've won the gold medal for Category set, so it's a nice way to end the year.  The Numbers icon is one of my favorites of this set, so I'm pleased and proud that the voters honored it.
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I love the subtly and understatement of gabby227's Faith icon, the way the softness of the light and coloring compliment the tenderness of the character's expression; bonus points for using an image I've not seen in an icon before.

 



A Vague Disclaimer is No One's Friend:
~ DO NOT RE-POST TO OTHER SITES (INCL. FANPOP) OR LJ COMMUNITIES WITHOUT MY PERMISSION!
~ Take what  icons you like for personal use but please credit if used :)
~ No hotlinking!
~ Comments however are appreciated :)
~ All artwork by yours truly except where otherwise indicated.

Congratulations on the win. And the icons are lovely. I especially like the one of Buffy and Darla both in 18th century clothes together. Will be snagging that for sure. And very chuffed once again that you found my story inspirational.
I especially like the one of Buffy and Darla both in 18th century clothes together. Will be snagging that for sure

*SQUEES* I'm thrilled you like that one in particular because the design for that icon was adapted from a banner I'd made for your story first. (Yes, there is artwork for Third Wheel, I will be posting it this week.)
CONGRATS HON!

I would like to point out that it's totally and completely YOUR FAULT if I voted for an icon with a spider in it. A spider! Ewwww!! But your set was great and always appreciate Buffy plus ladies (in this case Darla. They do look alike, don't they?)
it's totally and completely YOUR FAULT if I voted for an icon with a spider in it.

I REGRET NOTHING....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3Kvu6Kgp88

And thank you for the votes, sweetie! May I point out btw that your new icon of Hermione being a badass rocks?

They do look alike, don't they?

Blame shapinglight's story for making me notice but yeah, the show actually makes that parallel all the way back in WTTH when we see Darla before Buffy. I've seen the argument that Darla, not Buffy, is Angel's true love; given that they were together over 100 years, she was his sire and they made a child together, I'm hard-pressed to disagree. (Particularly when I'm supposed to swallow the notion that he "fell in love with" Buffy watching her suck a lollypop on the steps of Hemery High; and given the parallels in their appearance and personality - two petit blond HBiC's.)

I REGRET NOTHING....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3Kvu6Kgp88


ROFL, you're evil! XD (And that song is amazing) But please, no more spiders! The icon was great and I had to vote it, because it was also the best of the entire set, IMO, but SPIDERS ARE SCARY!


And thank you for the votes, sweetie! May I point out btw that your new icon of Hermione being a badass rocks?


Thanks! She's awesome, isn't she? I honestly believe that Hermione Granger should be president of the world and I liked that scolding expression a lot. (And, btw, your icon is incredibly sensual)


Blame shapinglight's story for making me notice but yeah, the show actually makes that parallel all the way back in WTTH when we see Darla before Buffy. I've seen the argument that Darla, not Buffy, is Angel's true love; given that they were together over 100 years, she was his sire and they made a child together, I'm hard-pressed to disagree. (Particularly when I'm supposed to swallow the notion that he "fell in love with" Buffy watching her suck a lollypop on the steps of Hemery High; and given the parallels in their appearance and personality - two petit blond HBiC's.)


Heh.

It's also pretty symbolic, don't you think? Darla is supposed to be Angelus' "mother" and he literally kills her to save (and later have sex with) Buffy. And they look so alike, except that Buffy is underage and "pure". Talkin' about soulmates ...


I love your work so much and I am tickled plaid to see you reap the rewards you so richly deserve!


Gabrielle
I wanted to thank you again for the banner maker's choice. That just makes me so happy, you have no idea! :D

Also, gorgeous icons, hon! You truly are a talented maker.
Oh, wow, so many wonderful icons! Congratulations on your wins! Favs are 4, 10, and 11, but they're all fantastic!
Thank you hon! I love hearing what icons folks like; I really like #4 too. It's actually based off a poster I made but haven't posted (yet) for shapinglight's fic; I'll probably post that today sometime. I hope you'll like poster artwork too (I'm having way too much fun with it.)